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Poor Follow-Up After Positive Fecal Immunochemical Test
Carole McCue  
5/11/2017   Post a comment
Results recently published explored the timing of follow-up colonoscopy after a positive fecal immunochemical test and the increased risk of colorectal cancer.
Direct Communication Improves Breast Cancer Screening Return Rate
Carole McCue  
4/4/2017   Post a comment
Direct patient communication may help to improve breast cancer screening return rates.
Exercise as a Strategy to Alleviate Cancer-Related Fatigue
Carole McCue  
3/22/2017   Post a comment
Fatigue experienced as a side effect of cancer treatment is differentiated from fatigue experienced by healthy people in their daily lives.
Cancer Patients Changing Prescriptions to Save Money
Carole McCue  
3/14/2017   Post a comment
Cancer patients more likely to change prescriptions due to cost.
Numbers May Influence Patient Decision-Making
Carole McCue  
2/27/2017   Post a comment
Data can be overwhelming for cancer patients when they can't articulate the math.
Reflexology for Cancer Patients
Carole McCue  
2/10/2017   1 comment
Carole McCue would like to know if you are suggesting reflexology to your cancer patients.
Variation in Treatment and Survival Outcomes for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients
Carole McCue  
1/30/2017   Post a comment
The disparity in lung cancer treatment continues to exist explains Carole McCue.
Massage Therapy May Reduce Side Effects in Breast Cancer Patients
Carole McCue  
1/23/2017   Post a comment
Massage may help to minimize cancer-related side effects explains Carole McCue.
New Safety Guidelines for Vincristine Administration
Carole McCue  
11/25/2016   Post a comment
Errors continue with vincristine administration explains Carole McCue.
The Impact of Increased Cost of Death With Dignity Medications
Carole McCue  
10/31/2016   Post a comment
Carole McCue raises concern over the rising cost of end-of-life medications.
Recommendations From the Cancer Moonshot Panel
Carole McCue  
10/10/2016   Post a comment
Carole McCue explains the Cancer Moonshot program recommendations and what this may mean for you and your patients.
Caring for the Caregiver
Carole McCue  
9/26/2016   23 comments
Registered nurse Carole McCue wants to know your strategies for treating caregivers.
FDA Approves Extended-Release Sustol for CINV
Carole McCue  
8/23/2016   Post a comment
Registered nurse Carole McCue shares some news on a recently approved drug for CINV.
The Risk of Developing a Second Primary Malignancy
Carole McCue  
8/10/2016   1 comment
Patients with a history of cancer may be at risk for a secondary malignancy explains registered nurse Carole McCue.
Preparing for the Increase in Aging Cancer Patients
Carole McCue  
7/18/2016   Post a comment
Registered nurse Carole McCue wants to know how our current healthcare system can keep up with the growing and aging cancer population.
ASCO 2016: Strategies to Reduce Overuse of Aggressive Care at the End of Life
Carole McCue  
6/22/2016   126 comments
Registered nurse Carole McCue stresses the need for better education when it comes to palliative care.
FDA Approves New Targeted Treatment for Bladder Cancer
Carole McCue  
6/9/2016   Post a comment
Registered nurse Carole McCue shares the most recent drug approval for bladder cancer.
Lessening the Discomfort of Full-Body Skin Assessments
Carole McCue  
5/23/2016   12 comments
Registered nurse Carole McCue shares a study on the comfort of patients receiving full-body skin exams.
FDA Approves Venclexta for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Carole McCue  
4/27/2016   Post a comment
Registered nurse Carole McCue shares the recent FDA approval for a new CLL drug.
Have You Ever Experienced Moral Distress?
Carole McCue  
2/24/2016   Post a comment
Registered nurse Carole McCue wants to know if you're familiar with moral distress.
AACN Endorses Palliative Care Competencies and Recommendations for Undergraduate Education
Carole McCue  
2/18/2016   3 comments
Registered nurse Carole McCue provides an update on the AACN palliative care education plan for undergraduate nursing students.
FDA Expands Opdivo and Yervoy Approval for Patients With Advanced Melanoma
Carole McCue  
2/8/2016   Post a comment
Registered nurse Carole McCue talks about the recently expanded approval for two melanoma drugs.
Therapy Comfort Care Kits Available for Cancer Patients
Carole McCue  
1/29/2016   1 comment
Registered nurse Carole McCue explains that it's the little things that help cancer patients get through treatment.
2016 Resolutions of a Cancer Survivor
Carole McCue  
1/21/2016   Post a comment
Registered nurse Carole McCue talks about the concept of Radical Acceptance and how this can impact cancer survivorship.
FDA Approves First Emergency Treatment for Chemotherapy Overdose
Carole McCue  
12/29/2015   Post a comment
Registered nurse Carole McCue discusses the first drug approved for chemotherapy toxicity.
Cooling Cap Approved to Minimize Chemotherapy-Induced Alopecia
Carole McCue  
12/11/2015   5 comments
Carole McCue informs us of a new medical device to help minimize treatment-induced hair loss.
FDA Approves Empliciti to Treat Multiple Myeloma
Carole McCue  
12/4/2015   1 comment
Registered nurse Carole McCue talks about a new drug approved for multiple myeloma.
Aligning Patient Care With the Bottom Line
Carole McCue  
11/30/2015   Post a comment
Carole McCue wants to know if it's possible to align the bottom line with patient needs.
The Impact of Spirituality and Religion in Cancer Patients
Carole McCue  
10/20/2015   Post a comment
Nursing instructor Carole McCue wants to know how effective religious or spiritual coping strategies are for your cancer patients.
Can We Speak Out About Rising Cancer Drug Prices?
Carole McCue  
10/5/2015   3 comments
Nursing instructor Carole McCue wants to know what steps you're taking to help patients with the rising cost of cancer treatment.
Journey of Affirmations
Carole McCue  
9/25/2015   Post a comment
Nursing instructor Carole McCue talks about how one author demonstrated the emotional journey of cancer patients.
Do You Know if Your Geriatric Oncology Patients are Using CAM?
Carole McCue  
9/21/2015   2 comments
Carole McCue stresses the need for better screening when it comes to CAM use in the geriatric patient population.
How Can We Best Teach Our Patients About Cancer Treatment?
Carole McCue  
7/9/2015   1 comment
Carole McCue wants to know your education methods for patient teaching.
Fears of a Cancer Survivor When Making Major Life Decisions
Carole McCue  
6/25/2015   2 comments
Carole McCue wants to know how you help cancer survivors plan for the unknown.
Burnout, Compassion Fatigue, Secondary Traumatic Stress Disorder: Are You at Risk?
Carole McCue  
5/19/2015   6 comments
Carole McCue offers suggestions to help prevent nurses from experiencing emotional exhaustion.
What Is Your Daily Reminder?
Carole McCue  
4/10/2015   2 comments
Carole McCue wants to know what simple object helps to keep things in perspective for you and your cancer patients.
Are Your Cancer Patients Washing Their Hands?
Carole McCue  
1/5/2015   3 comments
Carole McCue explains that healthcare providers are not the only ones who require frequent handwashing.
QSEN Initiative: Quality & Safety Education for Nurses
Carole McCue  
12/16/2014   2 comments
Carole McCue explains the concept of "systems thinking" in nursing care.
The PACT Act: Advocating to Improve Cancer Care Coordination
Carole McCue  
11/3/2014   2 comments
Carole McCue wants you to speak out and help support the PACT act.
Are You Ready to Implement a Distress Screening Program for Your Cancer Patients?
Carole McCue  
9/24/2014   Post a comment
Carole McCue discusses the upcoming requirement for distress screening of cancer patients in order to maintain CoC accreditation.
Study Reports Nurse Navigators Make a Difference
Carole McCue  
8/20/2014   3 comments
Carole McCue wants to know what kind of feedback you have received from cancer patients regarding nurse navigators.
Have You Cleaned Your Stethoscope Today?
Carole McCue  
5/7/2014   13 comments
Carole McCue wants to know if you are increasing the infection rate with your stethoscope.
Pain Reported as Primary Symptom by Cancer Patients
Carole McCue  
4/3/2014   5 comments
Carole McCue wants to know if your oncology program keeps track of frequently reported symptoms by cancer patients.
Critical Thinking & the Oncology Nurse
Carole McCue  
3/13/2014   3 comments
Carole McCue shows us some examples of the importance of critical thinking in oncology nursing care.
Who Will Advocate for Our Patients?
Carole McCue  
3/4/2014   9 comments
Carole McCue expresses concern over the fact that financially driven healthcare can jeopardize patient safety.
Breaking Down Communication Barriers Between Physician & Patient
Carole McCue  
2/24/2014   9 comments
Carole McCue explains some of the reasons patients are reluctant to speak about QOL issues.
Avoiding Dental Issues While Undergoing Cancer Treatment
Carole McCue  
2/6/2014   13 comments
Carole McCue explains the importance of oral care before, during, and after cancer treatment.
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Webinar Series
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
Archived

Presented by Ellen T. Matloff, MS, CGC , this webinar will highlight:

  • How to determine which patients require genetic counseling
  • How to help prepare your patients for the genetic counseling process
  • Testing options that are now available
  • How you can utilize this data in managing your patients and their family members

Participants will also be able to ask questions during a live question and answer period with speaker Ellen T. Matloff, MS, CGC .

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
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Wednesday, April 10, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
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FDA Approves Onivyde for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN,
10/27/2015  3
On October 22, 2015, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Onivyde (irinotecan liposome injection, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc.), in combination with fluorouracil ...
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